Eccles Cake

    By Radhika Khandelwal  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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      About Eccles Cake Recipe

      A perfect recipe for children's birthday parties. Make the kids happy by feeding them with these delicious fruit filled cakes!

      Eccles Cake, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Radhika Khandelwal. Eccles Cake is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Eccles Cake is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Eccles Cake by Radhika Khandelwal is perfect to serve 12 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Eccles Cake.

      Eccles Cake

      Ingredients to make Eccles Cake

      • 500g Puff pastry
      • 25g Light brown sugar
      • 25g Melted butter
      • 150g Currants
      • 1 Eggwhite beaten
      • A pinch of nutmeg powder
      • 110g White sugar
      • 2 tbsp Milk

      How to make Eccles Cake

      1. 1. Place butter, sugar, peel, currants, nutmeg powder in a bowl. Whisk together using a fork.
      2. 2. Roll the puff pastry into double, and cut 10-15cm circles from the puff pastry and place a heaped tsp of filling in the centre of each circle.
      3. 3. Dampen the edges of the pastry using milk and seal the edges together.
      4. 4. Brush the tops of the filled circles with egg-white and sprinkle with little brown sugar.
      5. 5. Place the cakes on baking tray and refrigerate for 10-15 mins.
      6. 6. Bake in the oven for 20 mins until golden.
      7. 7. Serve with syrup or whipped cream.

      My Tip:

      Puff pastry and candied peels are easily available in market. Egg can be excluded to make it veg.

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